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Stuffed Squash
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A great dish to serve at Thanksgiving or any time of the year.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (6 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Side Dish
  • 3 med acorn or Butternut Squash
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 med Onions, chopped
  • 3 stalks Celery, chopped
  • 1 lb Mushrooms, sliced (use BTD compliant type of mushrooms)
  • 1/2 tsp Marjoram, dried
  • 1/4 tsp Basil, ground
  • 1/4 tsp Savory, ground
  • 1/4 tsp Thyme, ground
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable Broth
  • 4 cup Wild Rice blend, cooked (Type B avoid, substitute plain rice)
  • 3 Tbsp Tamari
  • 1/2 cup Pecans,toasted & chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
How to make it:
  1. Cut squash in half and remove seeds.
  2. Place squash cut side down on oiled baking pan.
  3. Add water so that it is 1/2' up the sides.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for about 40 minutes, or until soft when pierced with a fork.
  5. Saute onion and celery in oil.
  6. Add mushrooms, herbs and stock.
  7. Simmer about 15 minutes.
  8. Add rice, tamari, and mix together well.
  9. Remove from heat, add nuts and juice.
  10. Pack into squash halves.
  11. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 30 minutes, or until heated through.
  12. Optional: Crumbled tofu (12 oz.) can be soaked in the tamari and added with the rice.
  13. Additional nuts can be added to the mixture (1/2 cup).

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Mushroom (Portobello)2 ,3 N N N N N N N N
Tamari (wheat-free)3 B N N N N N N A
Savory  N N N N N N N N
Celery/ Celery Juice2 ,3 B N B B N N N N
Rice (White/Brown/Basmati)/ Br...3 ,4 N N B B N N N N
Rice (Wild)3 N N B B A N N N
Marjoram  N N N N N N N N
Thyme2 N N N N N N N N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Basil2 N N N N N N N B
Squash (Summer/Winter)2 ,3 ,4 N N N N N N N N
Pecan/Pecan Butter2 ,3 N N N N N N N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mushroom (Domestic white "Butt...2 ,3 B A N N N N A N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .

  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

    Please Note:
    When using any recipe, always check it for avoids and make the appropriate adjustments where necessary. The Blood Type Diet Recipe Database has been recently greatly enhanced. Also, the food lists changed somewhat a couple of years ago, and all recipes in the database may not reflect those changes in terms of the blood types for which the recipes are recommended. Volunteer Blood Type Diet Forums Members are working to review and update all the recipes to take advantage of the all the new features and food lists. Please be patient with us until the process has been completed.

    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 01, 2007 at 08:39 PM By: Don